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    Mrs. DataJunkie Luddite's Avatar
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    Weird spinny light thingie over Norway

    http://www.ktla.com/news/landing/ktl...,5570731.story

    Mysterious Light Spotted In Sky Over Norway

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    Mysterious Light Spotted In Sky Over Norway
    NORWAY -- A mysterious blue light transfixed residents in the north of Norway last night.

    Thousands of witnesses are struggling to explain exactly what they were looking at.

    Pictures and video footage of the strange swirling blue light in the sky do not help much in the way of determining what caused the UFO.

    Neither meteorologists, astronomers, or the Armed Forces have offered a solution to the matter.

    Witnesses who first glimpsed the space show described seeing a spinning wheel-style spiral of white light, centred around a bright moon-like star.

    A blue "streaming tail" appeared to anchor the spiral to earth, before the light "exploded" into a rotating ring of white fire."

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    Elin must have hit another one.
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    It was the death star....from what I understand, it should be operational sometime late in 2012.
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    could someone have been projecting it into the night sky? if not that looks pretty ****ing strange to me!
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Time to send Wil Smith and Jeff Goldblum up to destroy it!
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    In my experience, this sort of thing always ends up being an alien invasion.
    And never college students with access to electricity.

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    I am still awaiting my anal probe darn it.

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    Busted.

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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Metzinger View Post
    In my experience, this sort of thing always ends up being an alien invasion.
    And never college students with access to electricity.
    Mystery solved!
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Wasn't this how "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy" started out?
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    Ride what and in what manner pleases you. Those that mind don't matter, and those that matter don't mind. srsly.
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    From looking at the video, it looked like the wormhole opening at Bajor. I was expecting to see the Dominion fleet come through.
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    I think it was Ezekial's Chariot. When he realized where he was he did a donut and headed for home. Maybe one of those Spinning Chariot Wheels of Fire from Revelation. mmmmmmmmmmmmm
    I think its disgusting and terrible how people treat Lance Armstrong, especially after winning 7 Tour de France Titles while on drugs!

    I can't even find my bike when I'm on drugs. -Willie N.

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    That chilli was out of control.

    My apologies to our Scandinavian friends.
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    I saw it on the news last night....impressive display. Curious to find out what it was.
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    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    Russian missile test gone wrong

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8405481.stm
    Last edited by mikewille; 12-10-09 at 03:03 PM. Reason: added link

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    Maybe they finally fired up CERN, and that blackhole theory has some validity to it...
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    Turns out Earth really is a cosmic toilet, and someone just flushed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Turns out Earth really is a cosmic toilet, and someone just flushed.
    that does explain all the **** I see at the office
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikewille View Post
    Russian missile test gone wrong
    That's disappointing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
    That's disappointing.
    Don't fall for the logical explanation. I think Balllon Boy and Pop Up Squirell did this to get rid of Nessie and BigFoot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    I'm still hoping for a more unexplainable explanation to arise, oxymoronically.

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    The Romanians have entered the Space Race.

    Could be Klingons or Romulans transporting a scouting party?
    I think its disgusting and terrible how people treat Lance Armstrong, especially after winning 7 Tour de France Titles while on drugs!

    I can't even find my bike when I'm on drugs. -Willie N.

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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    Looks like something is circling Uranus again captain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikewille View Post
    I'm still hoping for a more unexplainable explanation to arise, oxymoronically.
    This will be a buzzkill. This event reminded me something I had almost forgotten. 1964 or 65, I saw something sort of like that from Ft. Myers Fl. Before sunrise, I was delivering Miami Herald newspapers on a Dunelt bicycle. It was in the general direction of Cape Canaveral. It could of been a Polaris missile test from a sub offshore. It was a "One of a Kind" for me. Never saw anything like it 'til now.

    Oxymoronically , try delivering Sunday Miami Heralds on a Dunelt.

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    Maybe the Norwegians were shooting fireworks off in celebration of one of their own potentially hitting second place on the "money earned" from golf scorecard.
    Flying a jet is no different than riding a bicycle. It's just a lot harder to put baseball cards in the spokes.

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